Walter Bosshard

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Walter Bosshard (born November 8, 1892 in Samstagern, Switzerland; died November 18, 1975 in Ronda, Spain) was a Swiss photographer and reporter.

Bosshard's early work involved photography of Southeast Asia and China in the 1920s. He was one of three foreign photographers invited to the 1929 crowning of Mohammad Nadir Shah of Afghanistan. In 1930, Bosshard published a work of photographs detailing Mahatma Gandhi's private life, including photographs of the salt march. In 1932, Bosshard published a work on Hazards of Asia's highlands and deserts. He covered photography of the Second Sino-Japanese war for Life magazine.